Government & Defence

Custody Paramedic or Nurse (Police Custody) – Cheadle

Not Specified

Do you need a new Challenge? Have you thought of alternative Healthcare settings?

We at Care and Custody deliver Physical, Mental and Forensic Healthcare into Police Custody Suites in the UK. Our HCP’s have told us that it is the “SAFEST ENVIRONMENT” they have worked in during their nursing careers!

£36,000 per annum,+£1,000 bonus payable during first 12 months of continued service.

42 hours a week, 2 days 2 nights on, 4 off continuous rolling rota

What will be expected of you

Assessment & care of detainees and staff in custody suites.

Forensic sampling, including road traffic offence bloods.

Mental health and substance misuse assessments.

Acute and chronic disease management.

Providing substance misuse therapies whilst in custody.

Healthcare promotion, brief interventions & self-harm reduction.

Referrals and Signposting to support wider vulnerabilities and assist with the reduction of re-offending.

Working alongside with Liaison and Diversion colleagues to identify wider vulnerabilities.

Requirements for a career in Custody Nursing

Qualified RN Adult, RGNs or Paramedics with a real passion for developing your clinical and wider skills in an environment that is ever changing.

Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in a patient facing role within a relevant field (General Practice, Emergency Medicine, Walk in Centres, Substance Misuse Services, Prison Healthcare, Mental Health, or Ambulance Service) as an Adult RN or Registered Paramedic.

Have a flexible approach working within a team that encourage new ideas and opinions on how to improve the service.

Thrive working autonomously.

Show initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations.

Police Clearance Requirements

Right to work in the UK .

Continuously resided in the UK for the previous 3 years, with no more than 3 months spent overseas at any one time.

Full UK driving license and access to own car.

Active registration & full membership of the HCPC (Paramedic), or NMC (RGN) with no restriction on practice.

What you can expect from us

As part of your induction, you will be given access to development programmes accredited by Teesside University, including the opportunity to achieve The Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine’s Licentiate Award and / or PGCert in Advanced Nursing in Forensic Practice.

Opportunity to work overtime

5 weeks holiday including public holidays


Death in service benefits

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